Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
For its annual engagement, this globally renowned company presents a compilation of classics and electrifying new works.
- Feb. 22 - 27, 2005
- Opera House
- $29.00 - $71.00
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For its annual Kennedy Center engagement, the Company will perform several works from its classic repertory–including Revelations, Ailey’s signature masterpiece that explores African American spirituals, encompassing songs of love, struggle, and deliverance. The engagement will also include new dances by some of today’s most exciting, daring, and visionary choreographers.
Revelations “is divinely timeless; rousing and radiant, and filled with spirited dancing.” —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“The Ailey dancers can do it all.” —The Washington Post
Co-presented by the Kennedy Center and the Washington Performing Arts Society.
Feb. 22 Vespers (Dove/Rouse) Caught (Parsons/Fripp) Love Stories (Washington premiere) (Jamison, Battle, Harris/Wonder, Ross) Revelations (Ailey/Various)
Feb. 23 Juba (Battle/Mackey) Treading (Monte/Reich) Burlesque (Byrd/Armstrong) The Winter in Lisbon (Wilson/Gillespie)
Feb. 24 Vespers Caught Shining Star (Washington premiere) (Parsons/Earth, Wind & Fire) Revelations
Feb. 25 Juba Treading Burlesque The Winter in Lisbon
Feb. 26 (mat) Vespers Caught Shining Star Revelations
Feb. 26 (eve) Hidden Rites (Ailey/Sciortino) Love Stories Revelations
Feb. 27 (mat) Hidden Rites Love Stories Revelations
News and Reviews
Related Article- "Alicia Graf, Rising to a Greater Height"
The Washington Post - Washington , DC (Feb. 11, 2006)
Review - "An Exhilarating Workout Of Ailey's Tender Side"
The Washington Post - Washington, DC (Feb. 9, 2006)